Each of the 5 regions vary in landscape and nature, and there are ton of great tour and attractions you can experience. Be wary of scams at the border where people in uniform will attempt to sell "required travel insurance." Liuliqiao long-distance bus station (六里桥客运主枢纽 or lìu lǐ qiáo kè yùn zhǔ shū nǐu), phone 010-83831716, address: A1, Liuliqiao Nan Li, Fengtai District. Look out for the items below in the shops and markets of Mongolia. Medical evacuation insurance is advisable.

Rugged Mongolia is an adventure destination where travellers can experience nomadic culture and vast, untouched landscapes. Fill a reusable water bottle or canteen with filtered water. The legal drinking/purchasing age of alcoholic beverages is 21. Bordered by China and Russia, Mongolia is a land of mountains and plateaus, grasslands, marshes and deserts. Lately the bus situation has improved. Six buuz cost MNT3,000-5,000 (USD1.50-USD2.00) and serve one. There is a nightly local overnight train from Zamiid Uud to Ulaanbataar at 18:15. The regional characteristics are dominated by the Hangai mountain climate covered by thick green forest with high diversity of flora and fauna. There are some language schools in the capital. Every Mongolian reads the book in the modern Mongolian language. Almost another 40% of population are scattered throughout Mongolia with their 56 million head of sheep, goats, cattle, horses and camels. Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia. It’s in the Tuul River valley, bordering the Bogd Khan Uul National Park. We encourage our travelers to respect rights, culture, history and well being of all diverse communities. However, should you be required to present one with your visa application please contact us.

Especially in the capital, violent crime rates are among the highest in Asia. We make sure that our travellers  visit nomad settlements, local schools, kindergartens and offer many activities involving anyone undervalued . More detailed maps are available at the Mongolian Government Map Store. Marmots should not be eaten at certain times of the year because they can carry pneumonia. Create a Trip to save and organise all of your travel ideas, and see them on a map. The train leaves at 11:22AM from Beijing and arrive at Erlian (Erenhot) at 21:48.

51 reviews. more, Mongolia Tourism and Travel: Best of Mongolia, Create a Trip to save and organise all of your travel ideas, and see them on a map, Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, Mongolia. For the culture and the beauty of nature without crowds, shoulder seasons from March to May and September to November are best. Where possible, Intrepid uses local transport options and traditional modes of transport - which usually carry less of an environmental impact, support small local operators and are heaps more fun. Probably borne from the nomadic way of life, sharing with others and receiving guests with grace is a common theme that recurs in Mongolian society. Lizeqiao long-distance bus station ( 丽泽桥长途汽车站 ), phone ( 丽泽桥长途汽车站 ) Address 中国, 北京市丰台区北京市丰台区西三环丽泽桥东 010-63403408, address 中国, 北京市丰台区北京市丰台区西三环丽泽桥东. The referees monitor the rules but the people and the fans are the final judges. Staying at one of these costs about MNT10,000 per person per night. For about MNT100,000-200,000, a nomad will head out with his gun, shoot a marmot, and then cook it using hot stones in its skin without a pot. The Khentii Mountain range, and expansive grassland which is characterized by treeless flat steppes, gently rolling hills and wetlands are the iconic landscapes of the region. There is little architecture in Mongolia, but Amarbaysgalant monastery, Selenge province, in the middle of nowhere, is worth seeing. Eastern Mongolia is birthplace of Chinggis Khaan, who ruled the greatest empire in the world history. But they are more dangerous than coaches and trains. Sightseeing Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours. Location is difficult to get to.

From the Sand Dunes of Gobi in Southern Mongolia to Taiga Forest areas in Northern Mongolia. Mongolia is more than twice as big as Texas and nearly the same size as Alaska. Niytiyn class is the cheapest, but definitely not recommended. In case of breakdowns and punctures, locals are usually friendly and helpful, but in remote areas it may be a while until another vehicle passes. Watch the Mongolian steppe whiz past while rumbling through the countryside by train. Our business model supports  already local economies, people and nomads and we are proud to have been doing this for more than two decades. For more serious breakdowns, it can easily take an entire day or longer for somebody to come along and help, so leave plenty of slack in itineraries. Despite this change in lifestyle, the rich nomadic heritage remains strong and traditional Mongol songs, dance, stories and clothing are still celebrated, especially during festivals and national holidays.

You will need to organise this yourself and ensure you have all the correct documentation to obtain the Mongolian Visa. Mongolia Expedition: Wilderness of the West. But just wait until you catch your first glimpse of sunrise over the famous Mongolian steppe. We ensure that local economies, people, nomads benefit from our business by using locally owned accommodation, employing local people, eating and drinking in local bars, cafes and restaurants, sourcing food from locally owned stores.